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6th Annual Continuing Professional Development Event

Friday, November 10, 2017

Gardiner Roberts hosted its 6th annual continuing professional development (CPD) event on Thursday, November 9th capped off with special guest speakers – Paul Hanley, Partner, Cyber Risk Advisory at Deloitte & Touche, Gretchen Aylward, Counsel Barclay Damon and Ken Jull Kenneth Jull,  General Counsel, Competition Bureau, Legal Services, Government of Canada.

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Lad Kucis certified as a Specialist in Health Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada

Friday, November 3, 2017

On October 31st, 2017, Lad Kucis was certified as a Specialist in Health Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is now one of 19 lawyers in Ontario who possess this designation.

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Heather Zordel quoted in "financial experts divided on new national securities regulator"

Friday, October 27, 2017

Heather Zordel quoted extensively in the article titled "financial experts divided on new national securities regulator" in The Lawyer's Daily website. 

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Soma Ray-Ellis interviewed on CP24 Live@Noon with Stephen LeDrew

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Soma Ray-Ellis Interviewed on CP24 Live@Noon with Stephen LeDrew on the topic of sexual assault and harassment and settlements. Is it hush money?

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Chevron plaintiffs ordered to post security for costs

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Gavin Tighe quoted in Law Times article regarding Ecuadorian villagers attempt to collect a $9.5-billion judgment against Chevron at the Court of Appeal.

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Arlene O'Neill to Speak at the OBA's 5th Annual Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Arlene O'Neill will be speaking at the 5th Annual Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers hosted by the Ontario Bar Association on October 24, 2017.

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Arlene O'Neill to Appear on Panel at National Business Law Conference on November 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Arlene O'Neill will be a panelist at the National Business Law Conference on the topic of: Earn Outs: a Tool to Bridge the Value Gap or a Trap for the Unwary hosted by the Canadian Bar Association on November 3, 2017.

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Arlene O'Neill reappointed to the Business Law Advisory Council

Friday, September 15, 2017

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Lad Kucis to Participate as Panel Member in Advocates’ Society Program

Friday, September 15, 2017

On November 13, 2017, Lad Kucis will be participating in a panel discussion regarding advocacy before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, as part of an Advocates’ Society Program called “Health Law Litigation”.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on Thursday, Sept 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on May 17, 2017. Speakers included Pamela Liang, Lorne Saltman and Malcolm Burrows from Scotiabank.

The topics included:

  • Private Company Income Splitting – Bill Bernstein
  • Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption, and Converting Income Into Capital Gains – Josh Harnett
  • Taxation of Investment Income, Voluntary Disclosure Program, and Automatic Exchange of Information – Lorne Saltman

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Soma Ray-Ellis has joins the Firm as Chair of the Employment Law Group

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Gardiner Roberts LLP is pleased to announce that Soma Ray-Ellis has joined the Firm as Chair of the Employment Law Group.

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Gardiner Roberts named one of Ontario's Top 10 Regional Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine in 2017-18

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Gardiner Roberts once again named one of Ontario's Top 10 Regional Firms by Canadian Lawyer Magazine in 2017-2018. 

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Eight Gardiner Roberts lawyers named to the Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 list

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

GR is proud to announce that eight lawyers have been named to the Best Lawyers in Canada list for 2018.

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Soma Ray-Ellis discusses Sears Bankruptcy on CP24 Live with Stephen LeDrew

Monday, July 17, 2017

Soma Ray-Ellis Discusses Sears Canada Bankruptcy Proceedings on CP24 Live with Stephen LeDrew. To view the video please click here.

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Bryan Skolnik elected member of the executive Civil Litigation section of the OBA

Monday, June 12, 2017

Bryan Skolnik elected member of the executive Civil Litigation section of the Ontario Bar Association. For more information, please click here.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on May 17, 2017. Speakers included Pamela Liang, Lorne Saltman and Malcolm Burrows from Scotiabank.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP named as one of the "Best Workplaces in Canada" for 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Gardiner Roberts LLP has been named to the list of Canada's 50 Best Workplaces. The Great Place to Work Institute made the announcement of the 2017 list of "Best Workplaces in Canada" in a Special National Report in today's Globe and Mail. In addition,...

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Lad Kucis Presents to Ontario Chiropractic Association re: By-Law Changes

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Lad Kucis presented a webinar to the members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association regarding the new information to be posted on the Public Register as a result of recent changes to the CCO By-Laws, as well as the potential implications of these changes for chiropractors.

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Examining the Risk of Harm Disclosure Exception, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program

Monday, April 10, 2017

On April 10, 2017, Lad Kucis presented at the  Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program: 2017 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information Management in Healthcare, on the topic of the risk of harm disclosure exemption.

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Bill 27 Receives Royal Assent

Monday, March 27, 2017

On March 22, 2017, Bill 27, the Burden Reduction Act, 2017, received Royal Assent in the Ontario Legislature. Bill 27 is an omnibus bill that creates, amends or repeals at least 44 statutes spanning 17 ministries including the Bulk Sales Act and...

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GR selected as one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada for Women in 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Gardiner Roberts is honoured to be selected by Great Place to Work® as one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada in 2017. For more information please click here.

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on March 1, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on March 1, 2017. Speakers included Pamela Liang, Josh Harnett, and special guests Linda Rodeck and Bill Kime from Waddington's.

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Regulation of Dental Hygienists in the Province of Ontario – Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017, Lad Kucis spoke to students at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries on the topic of the regulation of dental hygienists in the Province of Ontario.    

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GR victorious again on Title Insurance issue

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The legal team of Gavin TigheAlexander Melfi, and Stephen Thiele, were successful in yet another significant decision on the interpretation of title insurance policies in Canada released on February 8, 2017. Title insurance, while a relatively new...

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Plaintiffs plan to appeal Chevron decision

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Arlene O'Neill quoted in Law Times article concerning plaintiffs right to appeal Chevron decision. For more information, please click here.

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Overview of Health Law Issues – University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science

Monday, January 23, 2017

On January 20, 2017, Lad Kucis spoke to students at University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science on the topics of professional regulation, complaints/investigations/discipline, new information that is now public about optometrists,  rules regarding business practices and tips to prevent lawsuits and complaints.

 

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2017 Law and Freedom Conference

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Ian Blue to present at the 2017 Law and Freedom Conference hosted by the Canadian Constitution Foundation at the University of Toronto on January 6th, 2017. Ian will be part of a panel discussion on the topic of The Constitution and Free Trade within Canada.

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Only lumps of coal for ex-Fashion Santa in trademark dispute

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Both parties dispute the right to trademark the term “Fashion Santa” could end up on the losing side, says Toronto lawyer Kevin Fisher. Paul Mason went viral in 2014 with his portrayal of Fashion Santa at Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre as news outlets and social media users warmed to the stylish version of Father Christmas.

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All for One, One for All?

Monday, December 12, 2016

Ian Blue quoted extensively in Lexpert article All for One, One for All? To read the article please click here.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on December 7, 2016.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its latest Toolbox Seminar on December 7, 2016. Speakers included Josh Harnett, Lindsay Histrop, Lorne Saltman, Pamela Liang and Jim Parks.

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2184472 Ontario v. 1637601 Ontario Ltd. et al

Friday, November 25, 2016

James Cook successful in 2184472 Ontario v. 1637601 Ontario Ltd. and 147 Dunlop St E Inc., which was heard before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

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More to philanthropy than writing a cheque

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Lorne Saltman featured in the December 2016 issue of The Bottom Line.

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Stephen Thiele to receive 2017 Honsberger Award from the Toronto Lawyers Association

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

We are proud to announce that Stephen Thiele has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Honsberger Award from the Toronto Lawyers Association, in recognition of his unwavering commitment to the practice of law and his dedication to community service and charitable organizations.

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